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freak accident claims the life of a little girl at a water ice stand in philadelphia. and countdown to the july 4 celebration in phila
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>> it's being called a freak accident and terrible tragedy and huge metal security gate crashed on a sawk in philadelphia today killing late girl. the screen. >> the big story on "action news" is the death of a 3-year-old. and liver in brew write town tonight with the latest. nor a. >> walter, this was awful, all full accident. dozens of people were outside the ritas gathered for the dpund razor and in a smrit second and with no warninging the rollup security gate fell crushing and killing the little girl trapped under it. >> as i looked up it was falling. >> allison brady was across the street 2800 block of girard avenue when i frame of the large security metal gate at the water ice let go. >> it was more than a thud it
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was a big bang. some thought it was a gun shot. >> we saw the awning laying on the ground and deposit realize there was a baby under the awning until the mother started screaming. >> friends say 3-year-old winter lark inwas with her mother cheryl in an annual fundraiser for a sorority and fraternity. when the 11 to 1200 gate crushed the toddler witnesses say 20 or more men struggled to lift it and hold it in the air. >> the gentlemen from the fraternity were holding the awning up and they were trying to reus is state the child. >> the child died of her injuries 5 p.m.. some sorority and fraternity members left to be with grieving family members at hahnemann and other to central detective for witness interviews. >> l & i are doing inspected on the other problems and checking grates obviously protecting the scene to dot investigation. it's appears to be a horrible
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tragedy. >> as the crime scene unit processed the scene and officials tried to see where the gate sprayed from the building neighborhoods reflected on this random and fatal freak accident you. >> don't think about sending your child to get a water ice and the next thing happens a sign falls on your child. it's just ridiculously sad. >> a wrecker was brought in to remove the fwait. neighbors have complained about it being loose. at least one complaint was made to licenses and inspections and how it was handled is unclear. sources also state lag bolts drilled into the building to hold up that frame should have been 6 to" long but the ones found were just 2.25" long. now, rita's just released a statement saying our heart and prayers go out to the child's family but due to the current investigation, we really cannot comment about the unfortunate incident. now, police still have the sidewalk in front of the store taped off.
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so there's lots to do out here as the police investigation and l & i investigation continues. live in brewy town. nora muchanic, "channel 6 action news."" >> heartbreaking thank you, nora. >> in newark, dell dl a woman was injured 234 a house fire tonight. nraimdz erupted 8:30, 500 block of a street in windy hill section. you can see where the fair tore through the roof here. officials say the victim had to be pulled from the house by a fireman and she was rushed to christianne hospital and her condition was not announced at this time and cause of the blaze remains under investigation. >> and meanwhile a fire today in north philadelphia claimed a life of a young boy and his great grandmother. now the red cross is helping family members that made it out as they deal with the devastating loss. annie mccormick has the rest of the story. >> the roof looked like a ball of fire during the intense midnight blaze in the 1500 blaze of north 6th street. >> we saw flames flying out the window. i tried to grab all my kids. >> it happened so fast. >> really, really fast.
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>> the fire trapped and killed two people. 69-year-old gwynn colefield known as miss gwynn and her grandson 5-year-old lamar green his family called him tj. >> tj and miss gwynn were discovered together. >> they found him in her arms she was actually trying to get out. >> cofeel's youngest brother spoke to "action news" by signature erin grand nev knew. 7 family members were inside at the time of the fire including t v's hospital mom. neighbors say miss gwynn always brought them together. >> cook out, week before that helped us clean the block up. >> she had a kind, love, spirit about herself. everybody in the neighborhood knew her. >> home next door had smoke damage and everyone inside got out alive and red cross is assisting some victims. fire marshall is still working on a cause. >> victims were found on the third floor front bedroom. fire started on second floor
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front bedroom. >> rest of heyward's familyly in the home are uninjured and they're shocked as they plan funerals for the two family members. >> we're a strong-knit family and we're always doing things together. my father and mother raised us to always be with each other. we're there for each other now. >> annie mccormick, "channel 6 action news."" >> investigators have released the name of a man killed during an apparent road rage shooting in kensington. 32-year-old antonio badraza was shot twice in the head and chest last night on 2800 block of north fifth street. investigators say he was arguing with his girlfriend in front of the home and blocking traffic from getting by. it appears an upset driving got out of a mini van and opened fire. he died at the scene. the search for the suspect continues. >> two people survived when a small plane went down on the delaware river this afternoonch the pilot successfully landed the aircraft in penn'sville, new
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jersey after experiencing problems shortly after takeoff from wilmington airport n. delaware. after touching down. pilot and his passenger climbed out and sood ton the wings until a delaware state police chop area rivd to lift them to safety. they were flown to fort mott state park where they were evaluated and sent home a short time later. turning to the accuweather forecast the delaware valley enjoyed a warm, sunny, beautiful saturday and you can expect more tomorrow and as you expect higher humidity in the week ahead. let's go to the actions in big board. >> we'll focus on the positive and good news for the start of the weekend humidity was low. it will remain low as we get into sunday. the changes as we get back to work on monday. more on that in a moment. outside in philadelphia, 73. trenton 70. poconos 63. along the dmooingt sea isle city 7 1. upper 60s in dover. and you take a look at wind speeds it's calm across the region. winds sustained anywhere from 3 miles an hour in philadelphia and millville toll 9 miles an hour in allentown.
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so no complaints if you're outdoors right now. the winds are coming in out of the south. for the most part we have high pressure in control and the high is situated over new england. it helps to suppress all the moisture you see across the ohio valley and plain states while away from the reeming don't it is quiet and kol fortable for the rest of tonight n fact we'll talk about what is ahead as we press forward. no issues this evening as it will be partly cloudy. 90s are returning next weekend and with that there could be increase in humidity we'll be giving you a preview of the 4tt of july weekend. you can believe it u. friday already. i'll have details coming up in the accuweather forecast. >> this year is flying buy. >> here we go. >> as it heats up stay ahead of the forecast. get watching s and warnings in your area. it's free now at the apple and google app stores. well the week-long wawa welcome america festival kicked off today with a massive block
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party. check it out. ♪ >> it started with music and live food. this party kicked off this afternoon and popular r & b group new edition said hello to the crowd and mayor nut was there to declare new edition day and gave the singers liberty bells as well we lover to see new edition. i've been seeing them since little. welcome to philadelphia, baby. >> in 20th year promises 7 days of free events throughout philadelphia. >> welcome right here on 6abc and form of july 10 a.m. it's celebration of freedom ceremony hosted by matt o'donnell and tamala edwards. >> that's followed directly by
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independence day parade and 7 to 11 p.m. don't miss 4th of july jam hosted by rick williams and cecily tynan along with adam joseph and karen rogers. >> much more to come on "action news" tonight the pope makes appearance fighting concerns about his health. >> and also wegman's market issues a food recall because of plastic in lunchmeat and amy adams does more than take a selfy with a soldier. it's a selfless act for a member of our military. >> highlight and sports melissa returns with the forecast when >> highlight and sports melissa returns with the forecast when "action news" comes right [ male announcer ] tv's come a long way.
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he is accused of plotting deadly attack on u.s. diplomatic compound in libya in 012. he was captured two weeks ago and brought to the u.s. on board a navy ship. a federal judge ored him to remain behind bars but it's unclear where he'll be held. stay tuned fora full report coming up in the next half hour of "action news." >> pope francis met with a president of madagascar today resuming normal schedule amid health dernz. he seemed tired but smiling during a short, private audience with the leader after the pontiff suddenly cancelled a trip to a hospital in rome yesterdaych the vatican cooit ed a "unexpected indisposition " and officials assured there's no reason to be concerned about the people's health." nissan is being investigated by the federal government for unintended acceleration in some cars the probe involves 360,000 nissan versus and versa notes model years 2012 to 2014 and investigators say they received
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four complaints to the trim paner near the gas pedal trapped the driver's shoot make it difficult to remove their foot from the accelerator. no reported at this time. >> wegman's are recalling ham made here in philadelphia sliced at the deli counter it was sliced to order put on preorder packages and deli trees. that deli meet could continue pieces of white plastic from broken conveyer belt. products can be returned to wegman's for a full refund. >> here's more reason to love actress amy adams she snapped this poykt open a flight detroit to la. the photo was taken after she gave him her first class tickets. she saw him in fatigues in the terminal and found out he was flying in coach and arranged the swap. adams was raced in a military
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on appliancesg, you can save up to 30% storewide electronics and furniture at our amazing 4th of july sale. come to hhgregg today, and fill your home with happy. >> time for a check of the accuweather forecast. meteorologist melissa magee it's been a nice day. >> it's been a nice day. >> i think i said that 20 times. >> it say nice night. >> absolutely. >> it will be nice tomorrow. >> we'll take it. >> yes action 6 live double scan radar it's quiet no issues with precipitation.
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it's gorgeous. nice start to the last weekend in june. we'll show you the picture outside because that's where everybody is happening out tonight on a gorgeous saturday night we're at penn's landing new spruce street harbor park that will be there since august and we have comfortable conditions for everyone outdoors enjoying themselves on a saturday night and high today in philadelphia climbs up to 87 and one degree above average and this night it's not bad. lower 70s in philadelphia. 73. wilmington 7 4 dover upper 60s. sea sea isle city 71. same thing at the coast in the boardwalk and beach haven, 69. here's satellite 6 and action radar quiet across the region. high, thin clouds streaking in across areas of new england across areas in mid-atlantic region. high pressure for the most part is in control and will stay in control lingt rest of tonight and suppresses all the noyingt tour you see across the ohio valley away from the rinlon. no issues with precipitation.
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even as we get to sunday afternoon. and it's all about the temperatures so future tracker 6 showing you during the overnight hours temperatures will be in the 6 0s. you wake up 9:00 in the morning most locations will be in the lower 70s. even up in the poconos, 72 at 9:00 in the morning and as we get to noon, by sunday afternoon in philadelphia we're at 81. so temperatures along the 95 corridor in upper 70s. lower 80s you have an average seabreeze developing for coastal communities with a on shore whipped. 75 wildwood and 76 in accuweather and as you head well inland temperatures from allentown to lancaster and lower 80s. speaking of the shore we have forecast covered for you. the ocean temperature upper 60s. lower 7 0s as you head inland tomorrow that's sunny. breeze will be constant. high temperature of 81. then the afternoon seabreeze kicks in by the afternoon and knocks in temperatures down to the 70s. if you stay closer to home, well, we've got you covered.
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at citizens bank park as phils are taking on the braves. first pitch around 1:35 mostly sunny. low humidity first pitch temperature 83. 86 as we get into 9th inning. here's call from accuweather. for tonight, mostly clear, comfortable, 59 suburbs and 46 center city. here's the exclusive accuweather 7-day forecast. no issues tomorrow, sunny, nice, high temperature 86. monday a touch humid high of 86. we're tracking disturbance that could produce a thunderstorm mainly west of 95 corridor by monday afternoon on tuesday the first day of july by the way it's hot and humid high of 90. thunderstorm is likely. and then on wednesday, sticky, 92 degrees. more thunderstorms. numerous by the afternoon. thursday day of transition with gradual clearing high of 8. 4th of july, we are looking fantastic for the fireworks. and high temperature of 84 with low humidity in time for the holiday weekend, walter. >> thank you, melissa.
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>> jeff joins us for a check on sports. when we come back. first, tonight's powerball numbers. >> across the country america's favorite jackpot game. >> across the country america's favorite jackpot game. this is powerball. [ male announcer ] tv's come a long way.
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to the remote. to flat screens. now it's taking a quantum leap. introducing fios quantum tv. record up to 12 shows at the same time. store up to 200 hours of entertainment in hd. plus watch live tv anytime with the fios mobile app. redefining what tv can be. that's powerful. call the verizon center for customers with disabilities at 800.974.6006 tty/v redefining what tv can be. that's powerful. >> as you can see here people gathered at the steps of the philadelphia arm museum tonight to walk in the name of saving lives. out of the darkness overnight walk is designed to raise awareness of the issue of suicide. organizeers say the national annual suicide rate can be reduced by 20% by doing that
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more than 7,000 lives can be saved every single year and tonight's walk covered 17 miles throughout the city. >> time for a check on sports. jeff skversky is here and the phillys are not playing well. >> no they are not. they lost 7 of their last nine games it's getting ugly. we're at the halfway point of the season and phillies on fis lose 90 games. 90. so you have to wonder if this is the end of the road for this core group. well the phillies blow this up by next month trade deadline. time is ticking. season was anything but picture perfect. but away cameras. jimmy get out of the way. photo day ugly. game one. freddie freeman right on to ryan howard's legs. he ties career high twoer or reporters. soft grounder and boots it everyone safe. run in. fans booing. pats him on the back. braves scored anyone straight runs. base is clearing triple and
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tommy phillies lose game one bastardo kicking trash can over and frustration continues in game two the ball finding ryan howard tonight off the glove jordan schaffer leadoff single and scores later in the first. shawn o'sullivan gives up rbi single. phils down 1-0. tied on sack few fly and in the sixth braves in the big inning. phils down 2-1. later in the inning. this time a two run double. rookie five rbis that's more than phillies had combined. they lose 5-1. out scored 15-4 today they're in dead last and ben revere still believes. >> must have faith in the squad. a lot of things can happen. it's the game of baseball. we have the guys to do it. we'll end up far behind. we can go on a roll any time. >> let's hope so sixers slogan
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is together we build and together we wait may are more fitting. they're willing to wait for highly talented draft picks. the future is 3 to 5 years away. introducing rookies daro saric will play in turkey to work on his game and debt big erin stronger he promises he will live up to his lottery pick and star for the sixers. >> i make a choice because i think it's better for me for philadelphia, to be next to two years in europe to try to bring my game to another level and because of the two years i will come here. let's hope so. sixers passed on sharp shooter doug mcdermott among many others. a look at the flyers draft and thei
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